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PCI-SIG Announces PCI Express 7.0 Specification to Reach 128 GT/s

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 21, 2022 — PCI-SIG today announced that the PCI Express (PCIe) 7.0 specification will double the data rate to 128 GT/s and is targeted for release to members in 2025. PCI-SIG technical workgroups will be developing the PCIe 7.0 specification with the following feature goals: Delivering 128 GT/s raw bit rate and […]

Berkeley Lab Scientists Say Barium Titanate Could Revolutionize Low-Power Microelectronics

Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  have turned a century-old material, barium titanate, into what the lab today said is “a next-gen, thin-film material that shows potential for achieving the memory storage properties necessary for developing low-power microelectronics.” “We’ve known about barium titanate for the better part of a century and we’ve known how to […]

AWS Launches Center for Quantum Networking

June 21, 2022 — Amazon Web Services today announced the AWS Center for Quantum Networking (CQN), whose mission is to address scientific and engineering challenges and to develop new hardware, software, and applications for quantum networks. AWS said CQN will complement the quantum science and engineering efforts underway at the AWS Center for Quantum Computing and […]

@HPCpodcast: Parallel Processing Systems Pioneer Dr. Thomas Sterling on the State of HPC

Following his highly anticipated and always-insightful closing night keynote at the recent ISC conference, we caught up with Prof. Thomas Sterling to discuss the state of HPC.  Dr. Sterling is professor of intelligent systems engineering at Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, and president and co-founder of Simultac, a technology company focused on […]

TSMC Debuts FINFLEX, N2 Process

SANTA CLARA, CA, Jun. 16, 2022 – TSMC today showcased its advanced logic, specialty and 3D IC technologies at the company’s 2022 North America Technology Symposium, with the next-generation N2 process utilizing nanosheet transistors and the FINFLEX technology for the N3 and N3E processes making their debuts. Highlighted at the symposium: TSMC’s N3 technology, set […]

Ericsson Group CIO Joines Board of HPC Colo Provider atNorth

Stockholm – 16 June 2022 – atNorth, a Nordic data center operator based in Iceland, today announces the appointment of Mats Hultin to its board of directors. As CIO and head of Group IT at Ericsson, Mats is responsible for Ericsson’s internal digital platforms for innovation and user experience.  He brings valuable knowledge of enterprise digitization to […]

D-Wave Shows Annealing Quantum Prototype

PALO ALTO, Calif. & BURNABY, B.C. — June 16, 2022 — Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems today announced it is showcasing an experimental prototype of the next-generation Advantage2 annealing quantum computer in the Leap quantum cloud service. The quantum prototype is available for use today. D-Wave said the prototype has 500+ qubits, woven together in the […]

Jülich Supercomputing Center to Be 2023 Home to JUPITER, Europe’s First Exascale Supercomputer

Jülich, Germany — June 15, 2022 – At yesterday’s inauguration of the pre-exascale LUMI supercomputer in Kajaani, Finland, EuroHPC in decided that Forschungszentrum Jülich Supercomputing Center will be home to JUPITER, slated to be Europe’s first exascale supercomputer, in 2023. The computer, which will bear the name JUPITER (Joint Undertaking Pioneer for Innovative and Transformative […]

Avery Design Systems Announces Verification Support for New Chiplet Interconnect Standard

Tewksbury, MA – June 15, 2022 – Avery Design Systems, a functional verification solutions company, today announced its support for the new UCIe (Universal Chiplet Interconnect Express) standard, providing an efficient approach to enable design and verification engineers to leverage the recently-introduced standard for die-to-die interface connectivity. Avery’s offering includes models and test suites that support […]

Registration Open for Open Compute Project Summit, Oct. 18-20

Registration for the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit, October 18-20 in San Jose, is now open. Registration information can be found here. The summit is a gathering of technologists looking to apply the benefits of open source and open collaboration to hardware and software, and increase the pace of innovation in, near and around the […]